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Stolpman Syrah Santa Ynez Valley Hilltops 2003

Member Review by Relias:

Great SB syrah. Perfect tannins, balanced and complex fruit.

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Stolpman Vineyards:
The vineyards at the Stolpman estate enjoy the warm days and cool nights of Ballard Canyon, which lies 25 miles from the Pacific Ocean in Santa Barbara County, on California’s Central Coast. The combination of climate, southern exposure, and limestone soils makes for a unique terroir suited to growing Syrah, Sangiovese, and Roussanne. The first vines were planted at Stolpman in 1992 by Coastal... Read more
The vineyards at the Stolpman estate enjoy the warm days and cool nights of Ballard Canyon, which lies 25 miles from the Pacific Ocean in Santa Barbara County, on California’s Central Coast. The combination of climate, southern exposure, and limestone soils makes for a unique terroir suited to growing Syrah, Sangiovese, and Roussanne. The first vines were planted at Stolpman in 1992 by Coastal Vineyard Care Associates, who continue to farm and develop the 220-acre estate. We are constantly improving our vineyards according to the latest information available about viticultural techniques, technology, vine material and our specific terroir. Read less

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Snooth User: Relias
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08/15/2007

Great SB syrah. Perfect tannins, balanced and complex fruit.


External Reviews for Stolpman Syrah Santa Ynez Valley Hilltops

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
02/20/2011

The 2003 Syrah Hilltops (100% estate Syrah) emerges from ridge tops that are the most stressed parts of the vineyard. It offers rich, concentrated, blackberry, acacia flower, charcoal, and subtle background wood notes. Powerful as well as impressivel... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Syrah wine from California in USA. 2003 Stolpman Vineyards Syrah Hilltops Estate 750ml




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